The Minister of Conservation gives notice of her intention to grant a concession to Adventure Specialities Trust for a licence to provide guidance on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Submissions closed 3 May 2019.

The Minister of Conservation gives notice of her intention to grant a permit under section 17Q of the Conservation Act 1987 to Adventure Specialties Trust. The activity is guiding on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Any person or organisation may object in writing to the Director-General or make a written submission on the proposal.

How to submit:

Any submissions on the application must provided via post or email by 5 pm 3 May 2019, and include the reference 53526-GUI.

Director-General of Conservation
Attention: Amanda Edmonds
Department of Conservation
161 Cashel Street
Christchurch 8011

Note that submitters' information is subject to the Official Information Act 1982 and submissions are part of the statutory process and may be commented on by the applicant. They may also be released under the Act to members of the public. If you wish to keep any part of your submission confidential, you need to state this in writing when making your submission.


Any person or organisation wishing to be heard in support of his/her objection or submission must request (in that objection/submission) an opportunity to appear before the Director General.

If a hearing is required, it is likely to occur on the week commencing 20 May 2019.

View the application

Concession application from Adventure Specialities Trust (PDF, 155K)

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